Thales wins a EUR 18.2M train control contract in San Francisco

san franciscoThales was awarded a contract from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for the design and construction of advanced train control technology for the new Central Subway project, an extension of the existing T Line.
Thales will supply SelTrac® CBTC (Communications Based Train Control) Technology for the agency’s 1.7 mile extension of the T line, a solution designed to improve transit options for residents in one of the city’s most densely populated neighborhoods, provide a rapid transit link to a burgeoning technology and digital-media hub, and improve access to a premier commercial district and tourist attraction. For SFMTA, the SelTrac® CBTC solution provides maximum performance in terms of headways, passenger throughput, and energy conservation..

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